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Transportation Specialist - Per Diem

Job Title Transportation Specialist - Per Diem Location Waverly, PA Job Category Transportation Schedule Per Diem Work Type Part time Department JM-Marworth Inpatient Addiction Team Date posted 02/06/2024 Job ID R-58120

Job Summary

Responsible for providing safe transportation to patients and guests in a timely, competent manner and communicating important information relevant to overall care plan to the multidisciplinary team.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for van and escorting passengers during transport to and from pick up to delivery site.
  • Follows established schedules and make adjustments to meet unanticipated changes; determines the safest and most efficient pick-up and delivery routes while considering needs of participants and requirements of clinic and therapies; maintains narrative of route.
  • Safely carry out one-person transfers of passengers to and from vehicles and inside vehicles.
  • This includes ensuring all passengers wear safety belts and wheelchairs are locked into position.
  • Promptly reports patient or guest-related concerns noted in home or van.
  • Documents according to program policy including accidents and incidents.
  • Inspects vehicles and maintain them in a clean and safe condition.
  • Maintains daily documentation of passenger logs, mileage, service records, etc.
  • Offers support services to additional departments as needed, including transporting documents to post office, bank, etc.

Work is typically performed in a transportation vehicle or office. Requires the ability to lift at least 50 pounds. Requires sitting and driving a vehicle for an extended period of time. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body


Organizing; Communication; Teamwork; Customer Service

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Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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